How to Setup PureVPN Manually on Linux / Ubuntu 10 OpenVPN? (Older Version)

Mar 10, 2015
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Things to Consider:

Before you begin, please make sure that:

  • You have a working internet connection
  • Linux/Ubuntu Device.
  • A Premium PureVPN account (if you haven’t bought it yet, click here to buy)

Please follow below steps to configure OpenVPN manually on Linux/Ubuntu (Older Version) :

1 Go to Application then Accessories, scroll down the menu and select Terminal.


2 Next screen will be Installation in process.


3 Press “Y” and hit enter.


4 Download the OpenVPN Files from here and extract them.


5 Click on Network Connection Icon… , Select  Configure VPN from “VPN Connection”


6 Select VPN tab and click on the “Import” option on “Network Connection”.


7 “Select File to Import” and select “Chicago-iL.ovpn” and hit “Open”.


8 Enter the details:

  • Gateway:
  • Type: Select Password and enter your PureVPN User Name and Password
  • CA Certificate: Click on folder to import Ca.crt
    After entering the details click on “Apply”
    ( Important Note: Your email address is not your VPN login username. )


9 Close the Network Connections Windows


10 Click on Network Connection Icon… , select ChicagoIL from VPN Connections


11 After authorizing the Connection, you will be connected to PureVPN Openvpn on your Ubuntu Device.



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  1. Matthew says:

    Ubuntu 18.04.01
    Error activation of network connection failed.